Code of the District of Columbia

Part S. Transitional Provisions.


§ 47–2853.221. Transfer of personnel, records, property, and funds.

(a) The personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds which relate primarily to the functions of the Board of Architecture and the Board of Interior Designers are transferred to the Board of Architecture and Interior Designers established by this subchapter.

(b) The personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds which relate primarily to the functions of the Board of Accountancy are transferred to the Board of Accountancy established by § 47-2853.06.

(c) The personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds which relate primarily to the functions of the Board of Barber and Cosmetology are transferred to the Board of Barber and Cosmetology established by § 47-2853.06.

(d) The personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds which relate primarily to the functions of the District of Columbia Plumbing Board, the District of Columbia Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Board, District of Columbia Steam and Other Operating Engineers Board, and the District of Columbia Electrical Board are transferred to the Board of Industrial Trades established by § 47-2853.06.

(e) The personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds which relate primarily to the functions of the District of Columbia Board of Registration for Professional Engineers are transferred to the Board of Professional Engineering established by § 47-2853.06.

(f) The personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds which relate primarily to the functions of the Board of Appraisers are transferred to the Board of Real Estate Appraisers established by § 47-2853.06.

(g) The personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds which relate primarily to the functions of the Real Estate Commission of the District of Columbia are transferred to the Board of Real Estate established by § 47-2853.06.


(Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 1002, 46 DCR 3142.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2853.221.


§ 47–2853.222. Service by members of abolished boards.

Members of boards abolished by this subchapter shall serve as members of the successor boards to which their functions are transferred until the expiration of their terms or the appointment of their successors, whichever occurs first. In any case where there is no successor board, or where the activities of two or more boards have been combined, or where more than one member of a prior board or board is eligible for a single seat on a new board, the Mayor shall make the determination as to which member of the former board or board, if any, shall be seated on a new board. The determination of the Mayor shall be final and shall not be reviewable in any court.


(Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 1002, 46 DCR 3142.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2853.222.


§ 47–2853.223. Abatement of existing proceedings; previously enacted rules and orders.

(a) No suit, action, or other judicial proceeding lawfully commenced by or against any board specified in this subchapter, or against any member, officer or employee of the board in the official capacity of the officer or employee, shall abate by reason of the taking effect of this subchapter, but the court or agency, unless it determines that survival of the suit, action, or other proceeding is not necessary for purposes of settlement of the question involved, shall allow the suit, action, or other proceeding to be maintained, with substitutions as to parties as are appropriate.

(b) No disciplinary action against a person engaged in a profession or occupation regulated by this subchapter initiated by a professional or other administrative body or any other proceeding lawfully commenced shall abate solely by reason of the taking effect of any provision of this subchapter, but the action or proceeding shall be continued with substitutions as to parties and officers or agencies as are appropriate.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, all rules and orders promulgated by the boards abolished by this subchapter shall continue in effect and shall apply to their successor board until the rules or orders are repealed or superseded.


(Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 1002, 46 DCR 3142.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2853.223.


§ 47–2853.224. Transfers from former boards.

The personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances of appropriations and other funds which relate primarily to former boards shall be transferred to the boards established by this subchapter.


(Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 1002, 46 DCR 3142.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2853.224.